10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, April 27, 2005 A Question and Answer Period for Securities Analysts Will Immediately Follow the Conference Call Hosted by: Markos I. Tambakeras - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Cathy R. Smith - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Beth A. Riley - Director, Investor Relations Listen via real time audio on the Kennametal web site www.kennametal.com .
Kennametal Inc. is a premier consumable materials company in tooling solutions, engineered components, and advanced materials. By deploying operational excellence throughout the value chain and best-in-class manufacturing and technology, the company provides customers a broad range of technologically advanced solutions and services aimed at improving customers' competitiveness. Kennametal strives to deliver superior shareowner value through top-tier financial performance. With some 14,000 employees worldwide, the company's annual sales exceed $2 billion, with nearly half coming from outside the United States. Kennametal is a five-time winner of the GM "Supplier of the Year" award and is represented in more than 60 countries. Kennametal operations in Europe are headquartered in Furth, Germany. Kennametal Asia Pacific operations are headquartered in Singapore. For more information, visit the company's web site at http://www.kennametal.com/ .
SOURCE: Kennametal Inc.
CONTACT: Investor Relations, Beth A. Riley, +1-724-539-6141, or Media
Relations, Joy Chandler, +1-724-539-4618, both of Kennametal Inc.
Web site: http://www.kennametal.com/